Tag: City University of New York

ISGAP Europe co-organizes and co-sponsors the International Conference on Islam and Antisemitism, University of Vienna, Austria


The Conference took place from November 7-8, 2016, and was also sponsored by the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry. Leading scholars at the Conference included Professor Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles, and Professor Jane S. Gerber, City University of New York. The important proceedings will be […]

Memory, The Jewish Intellectual, and Cartesian Cogito in Amery’s “At the Mind’s Limits”


Jean Amery, in the first chapter of At the Mind’s Limits, tries to demonstrate that Auschwitz rids the intellect of his western ideals and reduces the intellect to a playful logical framework. And as a playful logical framework, Amery’s account of the intellect resembles the Cartesian Cogito. In order to argue this thesis, I will […]

Phyllis Chesler – “How Scapegoating Israel Diminishes the Rights of Women in the Middle East”


Title: How Scapegoating Israel Diminishes the Rights of Women in the Middle East Speaker: Professor Phyllis Chesler, Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, City University of New York (CUNY) Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 Location: The Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), Yale University, New Haven, CT

Jennifer Roskies, Phyllis Chesler, Thyme Siegel, Gloria Greenfield, Nora Gold – “An Uncertain Sisterhood: Women and Antisemitism”


YIISA/IASA “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” Inaugural Conference Panel: “An Uncertain Sisterhood: Women and Antisemitism” Speakers: CHAIR: Jennifer Roskies, Bar-Ilan University/ISGAP Professor Phyllis Chesler, City University of New York: “The History and Psychological Roots of Antisemitism Among Feminists, Their Gradual Stalinization and Palestinianization” Thyme Siegel, Independent Research: “Sisterhood was Powerful and Global: Where Did […]

Kenneth L. Marcus – “Antisemitism and Racism Confronting Jew-Hatred in American Universities”


Lecture: Antisemitism and Racism Confronting Jew-Hatred in American Universities Speaker: Kenneth L. Marcus, Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Visiting Professor of Equality and Justice in America, Baruch College School of Public Affairs, The City University of New York; Former Staff Director of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC Date: January 22, 2009 YIISA/ISGAP […]